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Located on the east end of the third floor of the building, the Sauk Valley Community College Learning Commons provides library and media services to Sauk students, faculty members, and members of the public.

Click here for more information about services and staff.

Need help getting started with a research project? Enroll in our Library Research Tutorial
(Limited to SVCC students and employees.)

Search the EBSCO Discovery Service including databases, catalog, and IR


This tab searches articles only in EDS

Search here to locate a book, journal, or video in our library


Multi-database search for eBooks:

EBSCO Discovery Service - Improving Your Search Results (Tutorial)
  • Create an I-Share account
    Create an account to request items from other academic and research libraries in Illinois.
  • NetTutor logo
    The SVCC Learning Commons now offers access to online tutoring through NetTutor free of charge to our students.
  • Take a Virtual Tour
    Take a tour of the electronic resources available at the SVCC Library.

Fall/Spring Hours

Monday-Thursday                                                                    Thanksgiving Hours: Monday - Tuesday 
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.                                                                                                  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday                                                                                                                                Wednesday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.                                                                                                  Closed for the Holiday

Summer Hours

Monday & Wednesday                                                      Christmas Hours:  Closed December 23, 2019 - January 2, 2019
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.                                                                                           Have a great and safe Holiday Season.
Tuesday & Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Friday

Library Services

  • Books, magazines, CD's, DVD's, and audio books to check out
  • Scholarly research databases and eBooks
  • Popular fiction and nonfiction eBooks through eRead Illinois
  • Computer lab and free wi-fi
  • Quiet and collaborative study spaces
  • Reference, research, and citation assistance